Placer High School

Placer High art class scrambles to make up for supplies lost in fire

Art teacher Kaija Perkins-Uno and her classes are back in creative mode, days after a fire forced them out of a Placer High School classroom. The classes that normally would be h ...

Del Oro student dies in motorcycle accident

Joshua Lewis, 17, of Auburn was on his way to class at Del Oro High School on Thursday morning when his motorcycle ran off the road and collided with a tree. According to CHP repo ...

Death knell for Auburn concert group

Come February, after nearly two years of inactivity for lack of funds, the Auburn Community Concert Association will be no more. For most of its 68-year history, the ACCA put on f ...

Placer County sees spike in flu cases

Placer County Department of Public Health reported that as of 3 p.m. Tuesday, two influenza patients had been admitted to intensive-care units but no flu-related deaths had been re ...

Football head-trauma concerns tackled in Auburn

Growing awareness of sports-related concussions is resulting in both more concern and more precautions in the Auburn football community. From the 7-year-old just starting out in M ...

American Fire smoke driving Auburn-area activities indoors

Scotland McCallum is one of thousands of people whose efforts to stay fit, get some exercise and enjoy the outdoors have been adversely affected by the American Fire. McCallum, wh ...

Two fires in two days near Auburn school, Union Pacific tracks

Two fires on two consecutive days at roughly the same time near an Auburn school are raising concerns of neighbors and fire officials. Auburn Fire crews extinguished fires on a va ...

Auburn schools back in session

Wednesday morning marked the start of a new school year for families in Auburn, and they met the occasion with conflicting emotions. Young parents embraced their children outside ...

Police chase ends with crash near Placer High, Taser use

  An Auburn man arrested for an alleged meth-fueled evasion of police that ended with a crash near Placer High School and him being restrained with a Taser remains in custody ...